British Land’s £3.3bn Canada Water scheme green lit

British Land’s £3.3bn plans for its 53-acre Canada Water development have been given the green light by Southwark Council despite some objections from local residents and nearby landlord Canary Wharf Group over the impact of the scheme on public transport. Chair of Southwark’s planning committee and councillor Martin Seaton said towards the end of the hearing: “On balance this is an excellent scheme. One that will enhance the community. “I’m more than convinced from the evidence we’ve heard that the regular reviews will allow us to now continue to improve the scheme. “This is the starting point of a scheme